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. welcome to "early start" and happy thanksgiving. i'm alina cho. >> good morning, i'm brooke baldwin. berman and zoraida both have the day off. it's 6:00 ones the east coast. good to be with you. we'll get back to the macy's thanksgiving day parade in just a moment. but we want to begin with something that many people around the world are really thankful for this morning. the cease-fire is holding between israel and gaza this morning. in gaza city, where so much blood spilled over the last eight days, palestinians are celebrating in the street. you can hear the horns honking, mosques were blaring, all the last several hours, israel and hamas agreeing to halt all acts of aggression against each other. the cease-fire deal brokered largely by president obama and mohamed morsi, apparently making a real connection to stop the carnage. we'll have our coverage of the cease-fire with arwa damon, who's live this morning for us in gaza. and arwa, we see the flags flying, the honking, the streets lined with cars. is it still the same situation right now? >> reporter: it most certainly is. we ca
to "early start" everyone, i'm john berman. >> good morning, everybody, i'm alina cho. happy black friday to you. it is 6:00 a.m. in the east. >>> we are going to start this hour with breaking news in the gaza/israel conflict. new reports of new violence this morning. it happened in gaza near the israeli border. according to hamas security sources about 700 people were participating in the anti-israel protests that approached the border. israeli forces allegedly fired at the protests killing at least one palestinian man and wounding three others. we are going to keep our eye on this for you this morning. we'll bring you the latest as it develops. now, to the other news today, it is black friday in america. somehow, this shopping frenzy became a holiday tradition. and this year, hard-core bargain hunters face a new challenge with more stores moving their door buster hours up to thanksgiving night, creating, yes, gray thursday. people camped out in the line for hours hoping to score some sweet deals. we have two live reports from some very brave reporters, cnn's george howell is at a best b
, everybody. i'm alina cho. it's 5:00 a.m. in the east. thanks so much for being with us on this very, very early monday morning. >> it is early. but up first, the bombings and the bloodshed on the rise in gaza. the last day has been the deadliest. 11 civilians, including four children, killed by an israeli missile that leveled a two-story home in gaza city. there's no letup in sight to the violence. representatives of israel and hamas are in egypt separately for peace talks. hamas issuing its demand for a cease-fire. they want israel to end a long-running military blockade of gaza immediately. the carnage from the last 24 hours, arwa damon is in gaza city. >> reporter: the large slab of concrete and mangled metal finally gives way. buried beneath it, another lifeless body. it's the second child we've seen. there was also a baby. others in the neighborhood say the blast killed all ten people who lived here. israel says it was targeting a man who heads a rocket launch unit. people we spoke with said they never heard of him. this was a family home. >> people here are telling us that so far th
. good morning, and welcome to "early start" i'm alison kosik. >> good morning, everybody, i'm alina cho. john and zoraida have the day off. it is 5:00 a.m. let's get started. up first, more fallout from the sudden and shocking resignation of cia director david petraeus, because of an extramarital affair. there are new details, and new questions this morning, about an fbi investigation that led to his departure. the fbi uncovered evidence of an affair between petraeus and his biographer paula broadwell, after she allegedly sent harassing e-mails to another woman she jealously thought was too close to petraeus. new york congressman peter king says there are far more questions than answers. >> this seems to have been going on for several months. yet now it appears that they're saying that the fbi didn't realize until election day that general petraeus was involved. it just doesn't add up. and you've got this type of investigation, the fbi investigating e-mails, the e-mails leading to the cia director, and it's taking four months to find out that the cia director was involved. >> cnn's barb
with alina cho. >> hey, carol, thank you very much. i'm in for ashleigh banfield today. we are so glad you're with us today. and let's get started. first up, we just can't call it the petraeus scandal anymore. today, the u.s. general in charge of allied troops in afghanistan, the top commander john allen is himself the subject of a pentagon investigation of allegedly inappropriate communications with jill kelley. yes, that jill kelley, we're talking about the same tampa housewife whom david petraeus' then mistress paula broadwell apparently saw as rival. a whole new chapter in a saga that since last friday has been one bombshell after another. and so far, all of them have something to do with kelley. she's a volunteer military liaison at the air force base, home of the u.s. central command in tampa, florida. kelley complained to the fbi last spring when paula broadwell was having an affair with petraeus allegedly harassed her with jealous e-mails. petraeus admitted the affair with broadwell but denies any elicit contact with kelley. so does general allen who was scheduled for a senate conf
, think about paris. cnn's alina cho tells us why in this week's travel insider. >> reporter: i lived in paris during college, so going back always brings back memories. one of my favorite things to do, then and now, sit outside and sip espresso or a glass of wine at a cafe. the french invented the concept. cafe de flore is my pick. and for dinner, across the street is also great. if you've never been to paris, take an afternoon on a sunny day and ride this boat. they are open air and allow you to see the entire city by sea. for the arts, this museum houses spectacular murals by monet. for shopping head to avenue montaigne, the madison avenue of paris. then, grab your walking shoes, walking all the way up and back down is a great way to work off a meal. and speaking of food, don't forget to buy a real baguette sandwich, or a crepe on the street. soon you'll feel like a native. alina cho, cnn, paris. >>> how old is the big blue planet that we're all living on right now? 10,000 years old? or 4.5 billion years old? the one and only bill nye the science guy will tell us what he thinks. at
about this conciliatory tone. alina cho has some of the rest of the stories making news. >> something that seemingly came out of nowhere. an indianapolis neighborhood resembles a bar zone this morning after a weekend explosion that leveled homes and killed two people. authorities still don't know what caused the blast which rendered whole blocks uninhabitable. >>> america will never forget the service of its military heroes. president obama delivering that message on veterans day at a wreath laying ceremony at arlington national cemetery. >> on this day we thank all of our veterans from all of our wars, not just for your service to this country, but for reminding us why america and always will be the greatest nation on earth. >> the president also noting this is the first veteran's day in a decade with no american troops serving in iraq. >>> investigators want to know why a 64-year-old man walked into a detroit area police station and opened fire. he shot a 50-year-old sergeant in the shoulder yesterday before officers returned fire and killed him. that sounded sergeant is expected to
baldwin. >> and i'm alina cho. soledad has the day off. let's get right to your top stories. 17 hours is and holding. the cease-fire agreement between israel and hamas, still in tact this morning. the two sides begin negotiations later today. if that cease-fire continues to hold past the 24-hour mark, israel now beginning to pull back some of its troops from the gaza border. the truce is also sending palestinians into the streets of gaza city to celebrate. >> susan rice going public. the u.s. ambassador to the united nations is now defending the comments she made in the aftermath of the september 11th terrorist attack in benghazi. rice explaining why she initially suggested that the attacks were sparked by protests over that anti-muslim film. >> ilied solely and squarely on the information provided to me by the intelligence community. i made clear that the information was preliminary and that our investigations would give us the definitive answers. >> rice says she believes everyone, especially intelligence officials, were acting in good faith to provide the best assessment of the eve
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at any polling place. cnn's alina cho is at a makeshift polling station in brooklyn, new york. good morning, alina. >> john, good morning to you. i'm at the only school in new york city that is serving as both an emergency shelter and a polling station today. the polls are open here in new york. a line has formed around the corner, about a dozen people on line. these are people who are not displaced, but they are very excited to vote. including one woman who even brought a chair. she said she's very serious about it. but you're absolutely right. late yesterday, just hours before the polls opened, new york governor andrew cuomo signed an executive order that essentially says, if you live in a federal disaster zone in new york, you can cast your ballot today, not just in your district, but in any polling site in the state. now, all you have to do is go into that site, sign an affidavit, and you can vote. this is unprecedented. and it will mean that up to 143,000 voters in new york city alone will be able to cast their ballots today. these are people who might otherwise have problems g
if turnout is too low. alina cho is at a high school in brooklyn that is doubling as a shelter for all of the sandy evacuees. tomorrow it will also be a voting site, we understand. alina, how are the preparations going there? >> reporter: well, i think we'll have to wait and see until election day tomorrow, zoraida. good morning. we are at brooklyn tech high school. you're absolutely right. right now it is an emergency shelter. housing those with special medical needs. and tomorrow it will become a polling station. and in that way, it is unique. it is the only school in new york city that will be both an emergency shelter and a polling station. now, across the city on election day, some 60 polling sites will either have to be combined or relocated due to damage from hurricane sandy. and in a move that could be unprecedented, voters in some new york counties including some on long island could actually get an extra day to cast ballots if voter turnout is less than 25%. but right now up to 40,000 people in new york city alone are without a home and are looking for one. so the most immedi
't understand ate and you may not know how to dance to it, but gangham style isn't going anywhere. alina cho sits down with the man at the center of this global craze. >>> coming back from that bus accident 22 years ago, my husband pulled me back into my song writing and music. that allowed me to grow that much quicker. ♪ >> don't go back down. >> i don't think there's anything more satisfying than helping out another human being. i'm very happy that cnn heroes is doing what they're doing. when you see these people that are sacrificing themselves for others, to me, that's a hero. every step of the way. i'm going to dream about that tiramisu. what a night, huh? but, um, can the test drive be over now? head back to the dealership? [ male announcer ] it's practically yours. but we still need your signature. volkswagen sign then drive is back. and it's never been easier to get a passat. that's the power of german engineering. get $0 down, $0 due at signing, $0 deposit, and $0 first month's payment on any new volkswagen. visit today. to provide a better benefits package... oahhh! [
in disaster zones can now vote at any polling place. cnn's alina cho is at a makeshift polling station live in brooklyn, new york, this morning. good morning, alina. >> john, good morning to you. i'm at the only school in new york city that is actually doubling as a shelter and a polling station today. the polls have been open here for about an hour, and if turnout is any guide here i can tell you that turnout will be very high in new york state. hundreds of people have already cast their ballots, i spoke to a lot of people inside where the line was snaking inside the building. lots of people said to me, this is a very important election. i want to cast my ballot early. i spoke to another young woman who is voting in her very first election. she came with her mother today. late yesterday, in an extraordinary move, new york's governor andrew cuomo signed an executive order basically saying that if you live in a federal disaster zone in new york, you can cast your ballot not just in your district, but in any district in new york. that is significant, and unprecedented. the governor says just
and associates appeal award two years in a row. ♪ >>> good morning, everyone. i'm john berman. >> i'm alina cho. soledad has the week off. back in black. while you were sleeping, shoppers came out in force. retailers couldn't be happier. >> except at walmart, where a black friday strike threatens to hit the huge company right where it hurts. >>> plus deadly gunfire at the gau gaza border. will it upset the uneasy truce in the middle east? >> it is friday, november 23rd. black friday. and "starting point" begins right now. >>> good morning, everybody. it's 8:00 in the east. the day after thanksgiving. our "starting point" deck the malls with tons of shoppers. stores across the country have been open for hours now. in keeping with the black friday tradition. some of the biggest retails got a jump on that by opening on thanksgiving. >> it appears there are plenty of bargains to be had. george howell is checking that out for us at a best buy store outside atlanta, georgia. what are you seeing? >> reporter: john, good morning. look, you look around this store there are a lot of deals to be had. look
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